Criminal Mischief. A resident of Ravens Crest Drive was the victim of criminal mischief between November 8 at 7 p.m. and November 9 at 6 p.m. Officer Kenneth Beatty said someone damaged the victim’s car by gouging marks in the front passenger side door, possibly with a key. The damage is estimated at $300.
A resident of Ravens Crest Drive was the victim of criminal mischief between 7:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. on October 27. Officer Timothy McMahon said someone forced a piece of wood into the front door deadbolt lock of the residence, breaking the lock and denying the owner access to their apartment. Someone also tampered with the residence’s circuit breakers, temporarily shutting off all power to the residence. The homeowners told police they had no known reason for the damage to the home. Repairs are estimated to cost $75.
Theft. A High School North student was the victim of theft between 3 and 5:30 p.m. on November 12. Officer Martin McElrath said someone stole an iPod Touch from the victim’s bookbag that he left unsecured in the boys’ locker room. When he returned, he found that his bookbag was opened, and his iPod, worth $300, was stolen.
Someone stole copper piping, worth a total $4,200, from the basement area of the hospital construction site on Plainsboro Road between October 25 and 27, said Officer Bruce Stankiewicz. The copper wire belonged to Davidson and Howard, Inc. of Fairfield. The case has been turned over to the Detective Bureau.
A resident of Hunters Glen Drive was the victim of theft between 5 p.m. on October 29 and 4:30 p.m. on October 31. Officer Bruce Stankiewicz said someone stole the victim’s Schwinn 10-speed bicycle, worth $200, from the breezeway outside of his residence. There are no suspects at this time.
PSAV Presentation Services of Marriott on College Road East was the victim of theft. According to Officer Adam Wurpel, employees found that after conducting an inventory of equipment, they discovered that a 1700 Lumens LCD projector, worth $1,369.69, and a VHS camcorder, worth $1,184.50, were missing. The total value of the stolen items is $2,554.19.
Harassment/Terroristic Threats. A resident of Ravens Crest Drive was the victim of harassment between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. on November 3. Officer Richard Wolak said someone smeared feces on his porch and door knobs. The incident is being investigated by police.
A resident of Fox Run Drive was the victim of harassment at 5:30 p.m. on November 2. Officer Bruce Stankiewicz said someone made threatening and harassing comments to the victim over the phone. At the victim’s request, no charges were filed at this time.
Fraud. A resident of Edgemere Avenue was the victim of fraud between November 12 and 15. Officer Timothy McMahon said someone used the victim’s bank account to make several fraudulent purchases totaling $600.
Drug Arrests. Rami Abujoudeh, 25, of Fox Run Drive, was charged November 16 with possession of drug paraphernalia as well as burglary. Officer Richard S. Wolak said he was on routine patrol near Fox Run Drive when he saw Abujoudeh, who was dressed completely in black, jump over a fence and break into the Fox Run Club House. He said during the investigation he found drug paraphernalia on Abujoudeh. He was sent to the Middlesex County jail in lieu of $1,500 bail.
Dorran A. Burnett, 33, of Riverside, was charged November 4 with possession of marijuana under 50 grams. Officer Joe Breyta said he stopped him for having an inoperable license plate light and found he had marijuana. He was also charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle, maintenance of lamps, and obstruction of view.
DWI Arrests. Ramkumar Reddy, 37, of Hunters Glen Drive, was charged November 15 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Richard S. Wolak said he stopped Reddy on Hunters Glen Drive for failing to maintain a lane and found he was intoxicated. He was also charged with reckless driving, driving while intoxicated with a minor passenger, careless driving, and failure to maintain a lane.
Joe Fuqua, 33, of New Brunswick, was charged November 8 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Richard Wolak said he stopped him on Route 1 North for speeding and found he was intoxicated. He was transported to headquarters, where he provided false information and a fake name, said Wolak. He was also charged with hindering apprehension, obstruction, falsifying records, reckless driving, speeding, driving while suspended, failure to exhibit a driver’s license, failure to exhibit registration, consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle, failure to keep right, and failure to wear a seat belt. He was sent to the Middlesex County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail.
Justin K. Horton, 24, of Howell, was charged October 23 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Arthur Gant said he stopped him on Ravens Crest Drive for having an inoperable headlight and found he was intoxicated. He was also charged with reckless driving, failure to maintain a lane, maintenance of lamps, and obstruction of vision.
Latasha G. Stewart, 27, of Elizabeth, was charged October 31 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Joseph DiGeronimo said he stopped her on Route 1 North for failing to maintain a lane and found she was intoxicated. She was also charged with reckless driving, failure to maintain a lane, and having an unregistered vehicle. She was turned over to the Keansburg Police Department on a $215 traffic warrant.